Date: 26 Aug 2002 02:40:49 GMT
Subject: Re: Classic head gasket problems?

Someone who looks an awful lot like Grunff <> wrote: > wrote: >> Someone who looks an awful lot like Grunff <> wrote: >> >> >>>All cars will eventually have failed head gaskets. How many other 10-15 >>>year old cars have you owned? And what were their mileages? >> >> >> What? Your claim is 100% wrong in my experience. Not just my saabs, >> but in my parents' non-saabs as well. It's not a wear-item, after >> all... > Not a wear-item as such, but the thermal cycling will kill all > headgaskets eventually. How many 20 year old cars have you seen running > on the original head gasket? 20 year, my sample is limited. at 10-15 years, 7 out of 8 (The cadillac was a blatant exception, and has nothing at all to do with good engineering). Dave Hinz

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